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Barcelona [Criterion Collection] [Blu-ray] [1994]

Release Date:04/19/2016

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    Special Features

    • Apperances by Stillman on The Dick Cavett Show in 1991 and on the Today show and Charlie Rose in 1994
    • Audio commentary from 2003 featuring Stillman and actors Chris Eigeman and Taylor Nichols
    • Deleted scenes and alternate ending, with commentary by Stillman, Eigeman, and Nichols
    • New video essay by film critic Farran Smith Nehme about the trilogy made up of Metropolitan, The Last Days of Disco, and Barcelona
    • New, restored 2K digital transfer, supervised by director Whit Stillman and cinematographer John Thomas
    • The making of "Barcelona," a short documentary from 1994 featuring behind-the-scenes footage and on-set interviews with Stillman and cast members
    • Trailer


    The second film from writer/director Whit Stillman, Barcelona is a smart, urbane comedy of manners set in Spain at the tail end of the Cold War. Taylor Nichols stars as Ted, an American salesman living in Barcelona. Out of the blue, he is visited by his acidic cousin Fred (Chris Eigeman), a U.S. Navy officer sent abroad to work damage control on rising anti-American sentiment. The textbook "Ugly American," Fred travels through the city in full military regalia, impervious to the constant taunts of "Fascist!" Like the similarly self-absorbed Ted, who has become involved with political activist Monsterrat (Tushka Bergen), Fred also finds romance, with a party girl played by Mira Sorvino. A brittle fish-out-of-water comedy, Barcelona is literate and sophisticated, a knowing essay on cultural identity and perception. ~ Jason Ankeny, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Christopher Eigeman
      Christopher Eigeman - Fred
    • Tushka Bergen
      Tushka Bergen - Montserrat
    • Mira Sorvino
      Mira Sorvino - Marta
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      Pepe Munné - Ramon
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      Nuria Badia - Aurora

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